Long Distance Optics Montrose CO

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Country Village RV Resort
(970) 249-6382
22045 South Highway 550
Montrose, CO
 
Montrose RV Resort
(970) 249-9177
200 Cedar Avenue
Montrose, CO
 
Golden Key Archery
(970) 249-6700
14090 6100 Road
Montrose, CO
 
Rebel Archery
(970) 240-3870
63866 Ranger Road
Montrose, CO
 
Colorado West Pawn
(970) 249-9008
517 East Main Street
Montrose, CO
 
English Brothers Polaris
(970) 249-0101
67809 Highway 50
Montrose, CO
 
Uncompahgre Repairs
(970) 249-8136
21044 South Highway 550
Montrose, CO
 
Scott Fly Rod Company
(970) 249-3180
2355 Air Park Way
Montrose, CO
 
Bike Zone
(970) 252-0238
12585 6450 Road
Montrose, CO
 
Elk Mountain Resort
(970) 240-0433
9 North Cascade Avenue
Montrose, CO
 

Making Your Long Shot

"Not by a long shot" used to mean bad odds for a gambler trying to fill an inside straight in five-card stud. Nonetheless, nearly every hunting catalog and magazine we look at these days bombards us with "long-range" ammunition, "long-range" optics, and "long-range" rifles.

Long shots in the 400-plus-yard range should never be attempted at whitetails unless you have practiced thoroughly and are using an adequate long-range rifle/ ammunition/optics combo that you have confidence in.

For most whitetail hunting situations in the eastern half of the country, "long-range" is pretty short. But consider this: One of the most common land units in rural America is a 40-acre field. And there is scarcely a whitetail rifle hunter living who hasn't at least once in his life been sitting in a ground blind or tree stand along one edge of a 40-acre field and seen a buck of his dreams feeding placidly at the fencerow on the opposite side.

How far away is that deer? Just a quarter of a mile, or 440 yards to be exact. Should you try that shot? Probably not. But the temptation can sometimes be overwhelming. Not to mention the growing amount of whitetail hunting occurring in the more open states of the Great Plains and West....

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